For Investors: Education Is Key to Protection

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Avoid Bad Financial Luck This Friday the 13th With These 4 Tips

This Friday the 13th, you might be taking some extra precautions to ward off bad luck, perhaps carrying around your rabbit’s foot or other good luck charm. But how about taking some extra precautions when it comes to your financial situation?

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3 Things to Know About Financial Designations

You made a decision to work with a financial professional and have started to interview prospective candidates. You notice some candidates have a string of letters after their name. Chances are that alphabet soup refers to one or more professional designations. Here are three things it pays to know about financial designations.

Prepare to Invest

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Set Your Financial Goals

Know what you want to accomplish with your investments before you invest.

Products and Professionals

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Key Investing Concepts

Learn about a range of investment products and the people who sell them.

Protect Your Money

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Avoid Fraud

Learn to spot and avoid investment fraud.

Resolve a Problem

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File a Complaint

Start here if you need help.